Prostate Cancer Treatment

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Prostate Cancer Treatment

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Pre Procedure of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Depending on the stage and type of Prostate cancer one or more of the following imaging tests are recommended:

  • Ultrasound of prostate
  • Bone Scan
  • CT Scan of abdomen and pelvis
  • MRI
  • Serum PSA level
  • A digital rectal examination (DRE)
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • PET scan

During the Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men with low-risk prostate cancer need or choose an active treatment. They may consider low-dose-rate brachytherapy. Other options are external-beam radiation therapy or radical prostatectomy.

Radical prostatectomy is a surgical procedure followed to remove the entire prostate gland, and the connected seminal vesicles. Radical prostatectomy may be performed using:

  • A retropubic or perineal incision
  • Or by using a laparoscopic technique
  • Or robotic-assisted technique.

Post Procedure of Prostate Cancer Treatment

  • Hospitalization will be for 1-3 days post surgery.
  • Patients are discharged with a urinary catheter for few days
  • Vigorous activities to be avoided for 6 weeks post surgery such as running, golf, exercising, riding motorcycles, etc.
  • Avoid climbing of stairs
  • Take care of Wound and Catheter
  • Above all, Post surgery a PSA to be repeated twice a year for the first 5 years

Risks & Complications of Prostate Cancer Treatment

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Constipation
  • Bloating Bladder
  • Blood from the catheter or in the urine
  • Swelling in Lower legs/ankle
  • Perineal discomfort
  • Lymphocele (a collection of lymph fluid)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Impotence (erectile dysfunction):
  • Loss of fertility
  • Lymphedema
  • Inguinal hernia

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